Celebrate in Style with Fall-themed, Fabulous Activities for All!
Palm Springs is really the place to live and visit as the weather in other parts of the country starts to get colder and more unpleasant. Until springtime, the desert lifestyle reaches new heights, including classic car and home show events; art and musical performances; a popular pride parade and hot air balloons; comedy; and pickelball, horses, and craft beer. If you’re looking for entertainment, you’ve come to the right place! Venture out into the spectacular fall weather and experience everything the greater Palm Springs area has to offer...and then some! See you out there!!!
HITS Coachella Desert Circuit Horse Show, Oct 31-Nov 11
Experience eight weeks of the National Sunshine Series I and II and USEF premier-rated hunters and jumpers with prizes of almost $3 million at the best Southern California show grounds. Located in Indio.
Palm Springs Pride Festival, Nov 2-4
Experience one of the best pride festivals in the country with a parade and Pride Week. The whole she-bang kicks off on November 1st at 5:00 pm. The Spirit of Stonewall Street Party starts at 6:00 on the 2nd, and the parade in on the 4th.
National Pickelball Championships, Nov 3-11
The Margaritaville Championships includes any and all previous medalists from other championships. The events are held in Indian Wells, California.
Joshua Tree Improv/Comedy Festival, Nov 9-11
Featuring award-winning stand-up comedy and improv troupes and workshops, the opening gala starts at 6:30, followed by THE VERY NICK & ZACH SHOW and Adam Yenser. Also featured are Jepherson Guevera, Jen Murray, and Patrick Bucher. Tickets are $15-$35.
McCormick’s Classic Car Show & Auction, Nov 16
McCormick’s is a local family-run classic and exotic car business that sponsors this even every year. Friday is fee all day and Saturday and Sunday are $15 per day or $25 for both days. Tickets can be purchased at the gate. Call 760-320-3290 fore more information or go to http://www.classic-carauction.com.
Desert Living Home Show, Nov 16-18
If you’re looking to remodel, landscape, or redecorate a home in the Palm Springs area, this show is for you. It’s also great for builders in the Greater Palm Springs Area, contractors, and design pros who want to get the word out and offer great advice to clients. Helpful hints for homeowners abound and tickets are only $8.
Props & Hops Craft Beer Festival, Nov 17
Sponsored by Babes Brewery, Hot Purple Energy, and P.S. Resorts, this festival features more than 25 craft breweries, aircraft rides, food trucks, and live music. This one’s only for those over 21 years of age, and features a VIP hour from noon to 1 pm. General admission tickets are $40, and a vintage P-51 Mustang Ride will run you $1,895 (beer festival ticket included). A ride on a C-47 Skytrain is $225.
Star Party at the Monument, Nov 17
Friends of the Desert Mountains and the Astronical Society of the Desert conduct sky tours and direct observations of the night sky through the Society’s telescopes and giant binoculars. This event is family-friendly and minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. For more information call 760-862-9984 or visit http://www.astrorx.org. All parties start at sundown.
Hot Air Balloon Festival, Nov 16-18
This annual Cathedral City festival features balloon rides, balloon glows, food trucks, concerts, and an outdoor market and runs for two days. It all kicks off at 5:00 a.m. in Big League Dreams Sports Park. Balloons are inflated from 5 to 6 and the races start around 7. Tickets are $12 and include hot breakfast. Balloon flight tickets are $200.
22nd Annual Palm Springs Veterans Day Parade, Nov 11
Stunt Dog Experience, Nov 4
Christ Perondi’s Stunt Dog Experience is held at the McCallum Theatre and features both human and dog performances for all ages. Big air stunts, comedy, dancing, and athletic feats will all be a part of this fantastic show -- but please don’t bring your own dogs. Tickets are $10 to $25.
Inventory Shortages Eased a Bit, But Strong Sales Continued Last Month
While inventory was still (-15%) below September of last year, that number is an improvement over the (-25%) we’ve been experiencing over the last few months. At the same time, sales softened slightly, while average selling prices continued to rise.
Trendvision’s® most recent year-over-year, September 2018 vs. September 2017 Report show that the largest increase in home sales last month took place with mid-range homes priced $500,000 to $999,999. Homes sales in this price range increased on average by (+21.9%) over the same period last year.
The two other home pricing categories showed moderate declines in the Number of Homes Sold, (-9.3%) for homes priced Up to $499,999, and (-5.9%) for homes priced 1M+. At the same time, average sale prices rose slightly for homes under 1M, with the largest percentage price increase in homes priced up to $499,999, with a (+5%) increase in average selling price.
Give us a call at (760) 625-7229, or visit www.DesertMarketUpdate.com to view the full Market Update Report.
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Selected Best Concerts and Live Performances
Don Henley, Nov 2
Foreigner, Nov 10
Paula Abdul, Nov 17
Johnny Mathis, Nov 17
Lea Delaria, Nov 8
The Ten Tenors Dates, Nov 20-25
The Hamilton Real Estate Group. Experience the Difference!